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Monrovia Fire Chief Now a Graduate of the National Fire Academy

Monrovia Fire Chief Brad Dover is now a graduate of the National Fire Academy’s Executive Officer’s Program. Founded over 35 years ago the program now has over 4,300 graduates with some 1,700 still on active duty. The training includes leadership...

Residents in Unincorporated Areas are MAD About Fireworks

By Susan Motander The Fourth of July is the traditional time to set off fireworks but New Year’s Day is also a popular time. Thus, it is appropriate to remind everyone that fireworks, even the “safe and sane” ones, are...

Monrovia’s Anderson House Needs Your Help to Finance a Roof

By Terry Miller The Monrovia Historical Society (Society), a separate organization from MOHPG, was formed in 1979 to assume the care and maintenance of the George H. Anderson House Museum — a fully-furnished 1886 Queen Anne Victorian home depicting...

Monrovia Honors Veterans During Annual Observance

By Terry Miller The traditional Veterans Day Observance in Monrovia’s Library Park was conducted by Scott Sinclair, president of the Allied Veterans Council. Veterans Day in the U.S., and Remembrance Day in England, is a time for us to...

Report Your Monrovia Coyote Sightings to Help Researchers

Coyotes are present in urban neighborhoods year-round and play an important role in the ecosystem, helping to keep rodent populations under control.  However, coyotes can sometimes pose a potential danger to pets and humans. Thus, residents in foothill communities like Monrovia must be...

City of Monrovia Continues Discussions With Pasadena Humane Society

By Fabiola Diaz The Pasadena Humane Society has been operating for 116 years. – Photo by Galen Patterson / Beacon Media News As previously reported by Monrovia Weekly, the Pasadena Humane Society (PHS) has...

Low Voter Turnout in Monrovia’s Municipal Election

With 21,932 registered voters, this election turnout is one of the lowest By Susan Motander Voters in Monrovia turned out in low numbers, but those who did passed Measure K. The vote result was: 2,273 (or 62.89%)...

Monrovia Veterans Day Ceremony – Nov. 11

To celebrate Veterans Day, a ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 11 from 11 a.m. to noon to honor those who have served and those who are currently serving our nation. Attendees will include members of the American Legion Post 44. 

Breeders’ Cup 10th Santa Anita Visit Overshadowed by Another Equine Death

70,000 attended Saturday’s event By Terry Miller Horse lovers came from all over the world to witness the “World Series” of Horse Racing in Arcadia this past weekend. Ladies donned their finest and most outrageous, colorful and enormous hats...

Sales Tax Increase Passes in Special Election, Keeps Funds in Monrovia

Monrovians will pay increased local sales tax from 9.5% to 10.25%, the maximum allowed under state law, after Measure K passed during the special election Tuesday. Measure K, also known as the Keep Monrovia Revenues Local Sales Tax, was put on the...

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